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Carousel Toys has Romper Buckaroos, wooden rocking horses for toddlers, on a 30% markdown sale for \$72.09. What was the original price before they were marked down?

Round to the nearest cent.
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so the \$72.09 represents 70% of the original price

.7x = 72.09
x = 72.09/.7 = \$102.99

check by taking off 30% of that

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